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  •  There may be some of each kind. It would be (1+ / 0-)
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    interesting to design a survey to get data on what this proportion might be.

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    by HoundDog on Mon Jul 07, 2014 at 09:45:39 PM PDT

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    •  I believe Altemeyer (0+ / 0-)

      found like 20% of a given population is made of those with the 'Authoritarian Follower' personality type.  They are often found clustered around a 'Charismatic Sociopath' type.

      This is not really relevant to their (inherited) wealth, since they have a very powerful, group-reinforced Cognitive Dissonance, that allows them to do business rationally while firmly holding contradictory beliefs. When reality conflicts with their dogma, they double down on the dogma.

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